$4M Gov't Road Contract Was Optional, Fed. Circ. Hears

Law360, Washington (January 10, 2013, 6:32 PM EST) -- Government attorneys urged a Federal Circuit panel on Thursday to rule that the U.S. Border Patrol had not breached a road construction contract with three California landholding companies, saying the agreement gave it the option to create the $4 million road — not the obligation.

The government disagreed with a U.S. Court of Federal Claims decision ordering it to pay $3.3 million after it allegedly failed to build a road as per its agreement with three landholding companies owned by developer Roque De La Fuente of...
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